Definition of Practical politics
1. Noun. Politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Practical Politics
Literary usage of Practical politics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1902)
"... that it was possible to frame a scientific basis on which to erect the structure of practical politics. The theoretical foundation was essential. ..."
2. Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt (1913)
"... CHAPTER III practical politics WHEN I left Harvard, I took up the study of law. If I had been sufficiently fortunate to come under Professor Thayer, ..."
3. Political Science: Or, The State Theoretically and Practically Considered by Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1877)
"These and like points touching the fit constitution of states in given circumstances belong to another branch, which we may call practical politics—a branch ..."
4. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1883)
"But it is the devil's own art of " practical politics," to divide good citizens into two nearly equal parties, contending about some idea, or the extent to ..."
5. Roman Imperialism by Tenney Frank (1914)
"CHAPTER X REACTION TOWARD practical politics THE general withdrawal of Rome's Eastern armies in 188 seemed for the moment to prove that the Scipios had ..."